Lincoln and the patronage

  • 375 Pages
  • 2.66 MB
  • English
Columbia University Press , New York
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865, Political corru
Statementby Harry J. Carman and Reinhard H. Luthin.
ContributionsLuthin, Reinhard H. 1905-1962.
LC ClassificationsE456 .C36
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 375 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6451389M
LC Control Number43007111

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New York, Columbia University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Harry J Carman; Reinhard H Luthin.

Lincoln’s administration, the President explained frankly in‘distributed to its party friends as nearly all the civil patronage as any administration ever did.” 3 Biographer Carl Sandburg wrote: “During four years and one month of presidential appointive powers, Lincoln, according to a later estimate rather carefully based.

Lincoln and the patronage. New York, Columbia University Press, (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Harry J Carman; Reinhard H Luthin.

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Wilson, author of Honor's Voice and Lincoln's Sword/5(18). Lincoln and the Patronage In American history, we often learn about the patronage system (or the spoils system) through the Presidency of Andrew Lincoln and the patronage book, satirized in the political cartoon above.

Most simply, the patronage system was the handing out of government jobs by the winning political party to people in the party who helped in creating.

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He is a Fellow at the Huntington /5(75). James A. Garfield’s death changed the system of political patronage. On July 2,President James A.

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